local truck driver resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Skilled Class A Driver with clean driving history and valid California license. Accustomed to daily routes with multiple stops. Coordinates smooth loading, unloading and load processing at each location. Meticulous about updating paperwork and DOT-compliant records.

  • Order picking and processing
  • GPS and route planning
  • Logistics planning
  • Hydraulics
  • Class A Commercial Driver's License
  • Equipment operation
  • Safety and compliance
  • Route logs
  • Hazardous Materials Endorsement
  • Intermodal logistics
  • Pretrip inspections
  • Defensive driver training
  • Tractor-trailer driving specialist
Work History
Local Truck Driver, 07/2019 - 04/2020
Centerline Drivers Pomona, CA,
  • Coordinated efficient routes for optimal delivery scheduling and maximum daily performance.
  • Verified contents of inventory loads against shipping papers.
  • Complied with all truck driving rules as well as company policies and procedures regarding safe vehicle operations.
  • Secured loads with proper strapping and bracing techniques to prevent damage to valuable assets
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before each trip to assess safety and identify maintenance concerns.
  • Maintained organized, clean and professional vehicle to protect company reputation with customers.
  • Completed preventive maintenance checks and basic repairs to vehicles.
  • Inspected vehicle before and after trips and logged and reported mechanical problems to avoid unsafe hazards.
  • Finalized daily logs on schedule to update internal records and uphold DOT requirements.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by following all regulations and safety procedures, resulting in zero accidents.
OTR Truck Driver and Trainer, 10/2013 - 07/2019
American Residential Services Forest Hill, MD,
  • Secured loads with proper strapping and bracing techniques to prevent damage to valuable assets across thousand plus-mile transports.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • Completed regular inspections and maintenance actions, as well as basic equipment repairs, to keep equipment operating at peak levels.
  • Reported driving hours and load data into shift logs for submission to Direct Manager, maintaining high level of accuracy and detail.
  • Maintained safe driving record by observing all road rules, remaining cautious and alert in unfamiliar areas and keeping control of vehicle at all times.
  • Finalized daily logs on schedule to update internal records and uphold DOT requirements.
  • Executed safety practices and inventory loading without customer complaints, accidents or lost-time.
  • Completed basic maintenance and minor repairs to keep vehicle neat and running properly.
  • Communicated with dispatchers and other office personnel to handle two-way updates and adjust daily schedules.
  • Verified hazardous material product descriptions and determined any discrepancies in paperwork.
  • Pushed and pulled dollies into place and raised and lowered landing gear on semi-trailers.
  • Dropped and hooked trailers and changed configuration of equipment when necessary.
  • Maneuvered trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew to properly position vehicle and loading equipment.
  • Pre-tripped tractor and trailer to check condition of mechanical, safety and emergency equipment and notified supervisor of defects.
Refrigerated OTR Truck Driver , 10/2012 - 06/2013
CR England - Global Transportation City, STATE,
  • Optimized routes based on road knowledge, traffic updates and GPS data.
  • Charted out upcoming routes with GPS technology and maps.
  • Kept meticulous logs of all correspondence with customers and freight recipients.
  • Conducted efficient cargo transfers to maintain route schedules.
  • Delivered goods to customers both locally and long distance.
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Managed efficient loading, unloading and security of customer freight, taking care with fragile items and diligently bracing loads, balancing weights and preventing shifting.
  • Maintained accurate driving records in accordance with federal laws and regulations.
  • Communicated regularly with dispatcher to provide updates on delivery times.
  • Secured freight during stops and rest periods to prevent theft.
  • Finalized daily logs on schedule to update internal records and uphold DOT requirements.
  • Reported vehicle and roadside issues in accordance with company policies to maintain route transparency.
  • Inspected vehicles and completed routine maintenance to keep equipment in good working order.
Sheet Metal Apprentice, 01/1998 - 04/2011
Sheet Metal Local 105 City, STATE,
  • Observed safety practices and procedures to maintain safe and clean working environment.
  • Nailed and welded pieces into place by securing paneled edges and machine-made molding to structures.
  • Measured parts using calipers, gauges and micrometers to confirm adherence to quality standards on final inspections.
  • Used rulers, squares and scribes to measure and mark dimensions and reference lines on materials.
  • Performed quality finishes by trimming and deburring to create smooth surfaces and joints of assembled parts.
  • Fastened joints and seams together to assemble components into sheet metal products.
  • Selected gauges and types of sheet metal or non-metallic material to meet product specifications.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
  • Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit margins.
  • Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
High School Diploma: , Expected in
Carson High School - Carson, CA
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School Attended

  • Carson High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Local Truck Driver
  • OTR Truck Driver and Trainer
  • Refrigerated OTR Truck Driver
  • Sheet Metal Apprentice


  • High School Diploma

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